fallacious

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/fəˈleɪʃəs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/fəˈleɪʃəs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(fə lāshəs)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
fal•la•cious /fəˈleɪʃəs/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. logically unsound:fallacious arguments.
  2. deceptive;
    misleading:fallacious testimony.
fal•la•cious•ly, adv. 

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
fal•la•cious  (fə lāshəs),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. containing a fallacy;
    logically unsound:fallacious arguments.
  2. deceptive;
    misleading:fallacious testimony.
  3. disappointing;
    delusive:a fallacious peace.
fal•lacious•ly, adv. 
fal•lacious•ness, n. 
  • Latin fallāciōsus deceitful, deceptive. See fallacy, -ous
  • 1500–10

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
fallacious /fəˈleɪʃəs/ adj
  1. containing or involving a fallacy; illogical; erroneous
  2. tending to mislead
  3. delusive or disappointing

falˈlaciously adv
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